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  • 'The Strain' recap: Vampires coming to life

    'The Strain' recap: Vampires coming to life
    There can be no discussion of the second episode of FX’s new horror thriller, “The Strain,” that doesn’t start with a giant spoiler.  It’s the final scene of this relatively gore-lite installment, and it takes the series&...
  • Letters: Fame is the name of the game

    Letters: Fame is the name of the game
    Halls of Fame start out celebrating the best of the best and over time add the best of the good, causing bloat. But Houston Mitchell’s fanciful attempt to downsize Cooperstown to only the best only shows why that’s a matter of opinion....
  • 'Divergent' Bonus Content: Comcast Has It, Apple and Amazon Don't

    Comcast cut a deal with Lionsgate to offer more than four hours of bonus content from teen sci-fi movie "Divergent" to subs who purchase the movie through its Xfinity Store service, as the cable giant looks for a new way to capture more coin from...
  • Sports TV and radio: Monday's 8/4 log (updated Saturday PM)

    11 a.m.    Tennis: Rogers Cup early rounds.--Tennis Ch. Noon    Soccer: MLS: Portland at Los Angeles (d.).--CSN Noon    Baseball: San Francisco at N.Y. Mets.--MLB Net. 3:30 p.m.    Baseball: National Youth Championship Game 5.--CBSSN 6:30 p.m.   ...
  • Comcast's 2Q Net Income Soars Nearly 15% On Sale of Web Services

    Comcast said second-quarter net income rose about 15% as more of its cable customers opted to take a higher degree of service to get high-speed connections to the Internet as well as other business-related products. The boost to the company's bottom...
  • Comic-Con: Revenge of the Girl Geeks

    Attention fanboys, lady nerds are here in force. When more than 130,000 fans, geeks, comic book aficionados and superhero savants begin their stampede this week at San Diego's Comic-Con, the four-day event will have an unprecedented 12 different panels...
  • Disney Renews Carriage Deal With NCTC, Adding Sports Networks and Digital Rights To Mix

    The National Cable Television Cooperative renewed its carriage deal with The Walt Disney Company in an agreement that will add a few of Disney's sports networks to the distribution mix as well as encompass rights for digital distribution. The Kansas-...
  • Cablevision Hires Ex-Yahoo Tech Exec David Dibble as CTO

    Cablevision Systems named David Dibble, who had until last year oversaw Yahoo's global infrastructure, as chief technology officer. Dibble, 54, will start at the Bethpage, N.Y.-based cable company in September 2014, reporting to Cablevision CEO James L....
  • After Skewering Commercials For Decades, 'Saturday Night Live' Starts To Embrace Them

    After creating fake ads for dubious products like Mom Jeans, Little Chocolate Donuts, the Bathroom Monkey and the CNN Pregnancy Test, "Saturday Night Live" is developing a stronger interest in real ones. Broadway Video, the production company behind...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 8/3 log (updated Sunday AM)

    9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News).--NNPS 10 a.m.    Surfing: U.S. Open (d.).--CBSSN 11 a.m.    Baseball: National Youth Championship.--CBSSN 11:15 a.m.    Soccer: Emirates Cup: Benfica vs....
  • Merritt announces run for Laguna City Council

    Paul Merritt arrived in Laguna Beach from the Pasadena area in 1964, and in the 50 years since has developed a real passion for his adopted hometown. Last week, Merritt, 63, announced his candidacy for the Laguna City Council. He is among five candidates...